Uganda: Tax revenue

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 Uganda

Tax revenue, percent of GDP

 Latest value 12.46
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2015 - 2021
 Average 11.61
 Min - Max 10.80 - 12.46
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Uganda from 2015 to 2021. The average value for Uganda during that period was 11.61 percent with a minimum of 10.8 percent in 2015 and a maximum of 12.46 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 12.46 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 105 countries is 17.48 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes. Certain compulsory transfers such as fines, penalties, and most social security contributions are excluded. Refunds and corrections of erroneously collected tax revenue are treated as negative revenue.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 9.79 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 4.46 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -5.30 2022 percent
 Government debt 47.20 2020 percent
 Government expenditure 4,085.05 Q3/2023 billion
 Tax revenue 12.46 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 33.70 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 195 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 31 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 42.49 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 8.59 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 29.70 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 2,515.30 2021 million U.S. dollars
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